Complete Definition of "soar"

English

Etymology
From w:French language|French s'essorer (meaning to soar), essorer (meaning to dry (by exposing to the air)), from w:Latin|Latin ex (meaning out + aura (meaning the air, a breeze); akin to w:Greek language|Greek aura (meaning breath). See aura, also compare exhale.

Pronunciation
sô(r), /soÊr/, /sÉË(r)/, /<tt>sO:(r)</tt>/
:Homophones: sore
:Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|Rhymes: -ÉË(r)

Verb
en-verb

  1. To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings. Chaucer.

#:When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled. Byron.

  1. figurative To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.

#:Where the deep transported mind may soar. Milton.
#:Valor soars above What the world calls misfortune. Addison.

Translations
trans-top|To fly aloft; to mount upward on wings
Dutch: opstijgen
Finnish: liitää, liidellä
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Kurdish KUchar|بڵÙدبÙÙÙ
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trans-top|To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of soaring; upward flight.

#:This apparent soar of the hooded falcon. Coleridge.

Translations
trans-top|The act of soaring; upward flight
Finnish: liito, liitely
Dutch: opstijgen
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ttbc|Spanish: elevarse
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ttbc|French: [monter]], s'élever
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References
R:1913

Category:French derivations
Category:Latin derivations
Category:Greek derivations


Portuguese

Etymology
Latin sonare

Verb
soar

  1. make a sound

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